People v. Hyatt

A conflicts panel of the Michigan Court of Appeals overturned Skinner, deciding that a judge, and not a jury, is to make the determination about whether to sentence a juvenile to life without parole.

People v. Nieto

Juvenile offender sentenced to 78 years in discretionary regime entitled to resentencing because Miller and Montgomery bar life without parole for “all but the rarest of juvenile offenders, those whose crimes reflect permanent incorrigibility.”

Casiano v. Commissioner

Sentence of 50 years without parole denied juvenile offender a meaningful opportunity for release under the Eighth Amendment.